by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 02, 2017

Papa John's Blames NFL Protests for Declining Sales

This season the NFL has faced controversy from all sides of the political spectrum as players have been uniting together to kneel against police brutality and the recent attacks from Trump. Now noted...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 20, 2017

Now It's More Than Just a Game

Pence walked out, Trump is threatening to yank tax credits from one of our country's largest employers, Kaepernick is suing everyone and Fox Sports announced that they will no longer be...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2017

NFLPA: We Support Our Players Rights

Statement from Executive Director DeMaurice Smith: The peaceful demonstrations by some of our players have generated a wide array of responses.  Those opinions are protected speech and a...

by Brian Young | on Sep 12, 2017

ESPN Condones Crossing the Picket Line

After the second week of the 1987 NFL season, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) went on strike. The 24-day strike led the league to hire scab players to play for three weeks before the strike ended...

by Brian Young | on Aug 01, 2017

NFLPA: Save Now to Fight Later

Training camp is finally here and we are just a few short weeks away from another great football season. As the new season is heating up, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) has released a new video...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 12, 2017

Players Unions at Sports Gambling Table

With a few exceptions, betting on sports is illegal in the United States. In the near future, this may not be the case anymore. The tides of change may be headed in a new direction, one where your...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 16, 2017

How low are your Union Dues?

Union dues are essential to keeping a union strong.  They pay for needed services like training elected union representatives on how to enforce and bargain fair contracts; union dues keep the...

by Press and Media | on Feb 06, 2017

Every member leaves with a pre existing condition

Yesterday, millions of people around the world watched the Super Bowl.  The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Executive Director DeMaurice Smith used the opportunity to go on Face the Nation to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 31, 2016

The NFLPA on Social Issues

If you have watched C-SPAN over the last week, you witnessed a program hosted by the AFL-CIO talking about one of the most discussed issues of the 2016 football season. Colin Kapernick, the...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 29, 2016

Why Union Awards matter most

Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane won the 2015-16 Ted Lindsay Award as the NHL’s most outstanding player on Wednesday, June 23. The Ted Lindsay Award is the ultimate honor for a hockey...

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